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Midtown BID launches report into Covid-19 impact on workforce.

From ghost town to back to business: How getting office workers back to their desks could boost London’s economy to the tune of £41 billion and save 57,000 jobs.

Midtown BID promotes Health and Wellbeing calendar

At Midtown BID we understand this will be very uncertain times and indeed stressful for your teams. Therefore, we have put together a fortnight of activities we would like to share across your company. We want to celebrate health and wellbeing, and encourage us all to engage with one another.

News update from CDA BID CEO, Debbie Akehurst

As we enter what will be a significant month for our district, and indeed London as a whole, the next few days will display whether a meaningful return of the office community is now taking place or if working from home continues to be in operation for the majority of office based businesses.

From Global gloom to High Street boom: 10 Ideas for recharging our local neighbourhoods.

Midtown BID Chair, Alexander Jan gives his insights and suggestions, as our high streets open up and welcome back customers

Midtown BID supports The 2020 Bloomsbury Festival

“As a principal location for business, creativity and culture, Midtown BID are delighted to support this year’s Bloomsbury Festival through our participation as a sponsor. The spirit and ingenuity into how the festival events have been tailored and indeed transformed in-light of the current

Together we are stronger : Ruth Duston OBE, OC

The COVID-19 national emergency is a rapidly changing crisis impacting all our lives. In a little over a week we have moved from a largely ‘business as usual’ strategy being adopted by the Government to today, waking up as a society living under the strictest restrictions on our personal

Message from Alexander Jan, Chair, Midtown BID

I am writing to update you of some changes at Midtown BID and to offer our continued support – however modest in scale – to so many of our members caught up in the current crisis.

Midtown BID re-elected for a fourth term

Further to our Re-Election consultation, and subsequent Ballot which concluded at 5pm on 27 February, Midtown BID is delighted to have received a strong ‘YES’ from its district businesses to continue to a fourth term for Holborn, Bloomsbury&St Giles; and a second term for Farringdon and Clerkenwell.

Midtown vision project wins awardMidtown vision project wins award

At the Institute for Economic Development (IED) conference on 4 December, the Midtown Economic Development and Public Realm Vision project won an award in the Most Innovative Strategy category.